Universities in Kazakhstan award three levels of degree: bachelor’s (four years), master’s (two years) and doctoral (five years).
Cost of Study and Living
Fees and funding
Tuition fees at most universities in Kazakhstan vary from around US$200 to 4,000 per year, depending on the programme and university and whether it is public or private. If you choose to study at Nazarbayev University, you won’t face any fees at all, as tuition fees at this new university are currently covered by the national budget, with a few exceptions for courses taught at the Graduate School of Business. Almost all universities in Kazakhstan offer a variety of scholarships and loans for students with high academic achievement and/or financial difficulties.
Contact the respective higher education institution in Kazakhstan to know about the tuition fees.
Top Universities in Kazakhstan
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU)
The country’s oldest and largest university is situated in the former capital city, Almaty. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) was established in 1934 and currently teaches more than 20,000 students, both undergraduates and postgraduates.
L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU)
One of the leading classical universities in Kazakhstan, L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU) is Kazakhstan’s second entry in the QS World University Rankings, ranked joint 345th in 2016/17. Founded in 1996 in capital Astana.
Kazakh-British Technical University
Developed with close ties to the British Council and a number of well-known UK universities, the Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) was established in Almaty in 2000, with the aim of producing graduates to work in Kazakhstan’s oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Ranked 651-700 in the QS World University Rankings 2016/17, KBTU specializes in the fields of petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, Earth sciences, information technology, economics, finance and management.
Students can obtain a student travel pass on government transport from their institution. This pass offers discount on travel in the country.
Obtainig a Visa
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